Team Liquid’s AD carried and released Steven “Hans Sama” Levin league of legends roster after one season with the organization. The six-year veteran played his first season outside of Europe this year and it is unclear whether he will remain in North America. League The environment.
Despite the team’s weakness in 2022, Hans Sama was a vital part of Liquid’s success. Liquid is just one game away from taking the final spot in North America. League The World Championship this season, eventually losing to Evil Geniuses in the quarterfinals of the LCS Championship.
Hans Sama, who competes in the LFL with Carmine Corporation, is interested in returning to Europe, according to Brieuc Seeger last week. coming.
“I’m excited to see what the future looks like for me,” Hans Sama said in a farewell video posted on Liquid’s Twitter account. “I will definitely not give up. I love being here and competing in this game and I want to do my best to do that and impress everyone with my game. No matter where I end up, I will try my hardest.”
Hans Sama originally signed a three-year contract with the club, which expires at the end of the 2024 season. League International contract database.
Liquid owner Steve Arnst confirmed last week that the team will abandon its strategy of building “super teams” through free agency and begin developing talent in front of its home front for the 2023 season. “The list will be different” next season, Arhanseth said in an update last week. Today the first domino of the liquid season has fallen with the release of Hans Sama.
Other players signed to Liquid until next season include top laner Bwipo, jungler Santorin and mid laner Bjergsen. It’s unclear what Liquid’s plans are for those players at this point, though if Liquid is willing to let a player like Hans Sama out of contract, it’s safe to believe that any and all options are on the table.
Liquid will have four players under contract expiring this season, with starting backup CoreJJ, as well as academy-level players Haeri, Yeon and Eyla all entering free agency. Liquid could extend them between now and the Nov. 22 free agent window.